OSCARS: Eric Saindon On ‘Hobbit’s VFX

Christy Grosz is Editor of AwardsLine

When the Academy’s visual-effects peer group meets tomorrow to vote on this year’s short list, among the films they’ll be examining is Warner Bros. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Industry audiences and ardent fans will be pleased to see the familiar goblins and orcs, but visual-effects supervisor Eric Saindon says much of the technology underneath the characters is virtually unrecognizable from the first Lord Of The Rings trilogy. Saindon recently spoke with AwardsLine about how much things have changed. Read More »

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OSCARS: 15 Feature Films On VFX Shortlist

Beverly Hills, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films have been selected for consideration for Achievement in Visual Effects for the 84th Academy Awards®.

The films are listed below in alphabetical order:

“Captain

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Academy Narrows Visual Effects Oscar Field

Mike Fleming

Beverly Hills, CA –The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that seven films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 83rd Academy Awards®.
The films are listed below in alphabetical order:
“Alice in Wonderland”
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1”
“Hereafter”
“Inception”
“Iron Man 2”
“Scott Pilgrim

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OSCAR: 15 Features In Line For VFX Award

Beverly Hills, CA — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films have been selected as semifinalists for Achievement in Visual Effects for the 83rd Academy Awards®.

The films are listed below in alphabetical order:

“Alice

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